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Writing a Novel in Seven Days: A Hands-On Example
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Chapter by chapter, Dean Wesley Smith chronicles his process toward writing a 43,000-word novel in just seven days. He writes about his progress, his feelings about the project, and how he approaches and overcomes obstacles. This WMG Writer’s Guide demonstrates that setting an aggressive writing goal, and accomplishing that goal, can prove successful with the right attitude and tools.
The Write Nonfiction NOW! Guide to Writing and Publishing Articles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you’ve dreamed of being a journalist, or if you just want to supplement your income by writing for magazines and websites, this guide is for you. Writing articles can be a great way to make a living as a writer, and it also helps train you for writing and promoting your full-length books, building platform and growing your readership.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
Starve Better: Surviving the Endless Horror of the Writing Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Apex Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Starve Better offers writing techniques such as how to get (relatively) high-paying assignments in second and third-tier magazines, how to react to your first commissioned assignment, and how to find gigs that pay NOW as the final notices pile up and the mice eat the last of the pasta in the cupboard.
Rock Your Plot: A Simple System for Plotting Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Stuck trying to plan out your story? ROCK YOUR PLOT provides a simple, effective, straight-forward system to help you take your premise and characters and develop a fully realized three act story.
Simple eBook Formatting for the Technophobic Author
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Author Pamela Olson, who has six eBooks to her name, found a way to streamline the eBook formatting process considerably. She presents it here for you for the bargain price of only $2.99. It’s virtually guaranteed to save you many hours (possibly days, and maybe even an ulcer or two). No prior knowledge is required other than a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and internet web browsing.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 4. Getting to Know your Characters
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Characters make your story. It is therefore important for a writer to create realistic characters so that the reader finds them believable - whether they are loved or hated. Your story is carried along by your characters so it is important that you get to know them. If you don’t know them, neither will your readers. This Handy Little Book will help you to bring your characters to life.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 7. The First Draft
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This Little Book is a collection of suggestions and guidance to help a new writer through the process of writing the first draft. This book will tell you how to use your outline and your chapter outlines to the best advantage. Your chapter outlines are your most important tool. They will be your friend, your guide, and your map to your story. Use your map and you will not get lost.
Awesome Opening Lines
Series: Awesome Opening Lines, Book 1. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Catalogs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Your Story Starts Here A book’s opening line can make or break a work of fiction. Thankfully, Awesome Opening Lines is here to help. This trusty tome includes over 400 opening lines for you to adapt and use whenever the need arises.
Smashwords Formatting Smashed: A Short, Easy, Step-by-Step Tutorial Instruction Guide (That Won’t Leave You With A Headache!)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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This step-by-step guide will efficiently instruct you through the basics of formatting your Microsoft Word document for Smashwords. Everything you need to know about the basics of successfully formatting manuscript is laid out in this easy-to-follow, straightforward tutorial. Follow these instructions exactly, and prepare your e-book quickly and easily today!
Audiobooks in the Digital Age: Taking Control of the Publishing Process and Profits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A seasoned audiobook narrator and author offer the first "how-to" eBook to help authors navigate new technology and find greater profits by self-publishing audiobooks.
Write It Right - Tips for Authors, Volume II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The result of many suggestions, this eBook is the 2nd Volume of Write It Right – Tips for Authors by an award winning novelist. Extra articles by popular authors are included, as are many links and referrals to sites for further research. Also, numerous examples are given to further explain the many topics discussed. A reference manual to which many will refer to perfect their prose.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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A tested guide to Publishing your ebook on Smashwords using Open Office! Includes a review and tips on each step of the Smashwords Style Guide.
Newbie Author - This Chick's Journey To Becoming A Self-Published Author
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I have written of my experiences after self-publishing my first novel and have compiled them together in order to share. Each Chapter represents updates on my own journey over the months, this isn’t a how to book, this is a book of me sharing specifically what I did, my own trials, success and defeats into going the indie route in self-publishing a novel.
The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This is the essential, easy to understand companion you need if you are considering creating an audiobook, whether you are the voice or you hire a professional narrator. You will get the critical elements on what steps you need to take; how to engage a narrator; what costs to expect; how to produce your audiobook; and how to work with Amazon and other publishers. Join the Audiobook Revolution!
How to Write Fiction Sales Copy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
USA Today bestselling author and former publisher Dean Wesley Smith knows how to navigate the complicated world of publishing. And now, he shares his experience to help writers tackle the most challenging writing of all: Fiction Sales Copy. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean addresses the major challenges that lead to bad sales copy and offers 32 examples of good sales copy.
Publishing Cheatsheet for Indie Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you a new Indie Author? Writing your first Indie Book is like learning to swim by being thrown into the deep end. The process is scary and sometimes depressing. The more you learn about the process, the better you will do. It is hard for you to publish your first eBook. Let me show you the easy way! Read Publishing Cheatsheet For Indie Authors and find out how.
The Vessel of Our Writing Dreams: Where Do Our Ideas Come From
Series: Be The One Percent. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
We are the vessels of our dreams, our ideas and yet where do our ideas come from? Do we even own these 'ideas' that we claim to originate from us? How do we ensure that we continue to both learn and project new ideas? What if I told you that 'our ideas' don't belong to us? How would you harness for ideas to continually stream into you. A book recommended for writers and authors.
How to Write, Publish, and Sell your E-book Without Spending a Nickel!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For first time e-book writers, it's a confusing world out there. What's the difference between epub and mobi? Do I have to learn them both? Do I have to buy an ISBN number? How will people find my book? These and dozens of other questions are answered in this book. Written for e-book beginners, it will nevertheless offer valuable insights to even experienced writers.